World Ocean Week Events

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Experience BLUE the film and get ready to rise up!
Thursday, June 6th at the Rio Theatre

A multiple award-winning Australian documentary, BLUE is fearlessly truth-telling, yet passionately hopeful. A panel discussion with local experts Dan Haifley, Gary Griggs, Jason Scorse, and Donna Meyers follows the film. Doors open at 6PM. Film begins at 6:30PM. Buy your $10 Early Bird Tickets at or pay $15 at the door.

March for the Ocean to Demand the Changes We Need!
Saturday, June 8th—Meet at Lighthouse Point at 3:00PM
Wear blue, bring a sign about your ocean issue of choice, and join a bagpiper-led marchfrom the Lighthouse to Cowell Beach along West Cliff Drive. At Cowell Beach we will line up in a formation to show where the tide line will be in 2100 if climate-driven sea level rise goes unchecked. A few words from local environmental and climate change leaders will follow. Special thanks to Patagonia and the City of Santa Cruz Office of Sustainability.
Join a Morning Paddle-Out to Show You Care!
Saturday, June 8th at Monterey Monterey Bay Kayaks
World Ocean Day paddlers will attempt to form a ticking clock with hands a few minutes short of 12:00 to signal a call to action. The paddle-out will be followed by an 11:30AM beach clean up at Monterey Municipal Beach. Paddle-out participants will meet at 9:00AM at Monterey Bay Kayaks. Additional details and discount rental information here.
Help us achieve our new 2025 Vision of Clean Shores, Healthy Habitats + Living Waters in your Monterey Bay Sanctuary!


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